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Suffolk council proposes almost 11,000 new homes in draft local plan

Suffolk council proposes almost 11,000 new homes in draft local plan

A Suffolk council is poised to go out to consultation later this week on a draft local plan floating proposals for almost 11,000 additional homes over a 20-year period ending in 2036.

Turley acquires Cambridge consultancy for East of England expansion

Turley acquires Cambridge consultancy for East of England expansion

Planning consultancy Turley has announced the acquisition of Cambridge-based practice Beacon Planning as part of a move to strengthen its presence in the East of England.

High Court backs Essex council's decision to drop housing site allocation

High Court backs Essex council's decision to drop housing site allocation

An Essex council's decision to take a site allocation for 130 homes out of its draft local plan has survived a developer's challenge in the High Court.

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How a district council bartered homes quota for quicker delivery

How a district council bartered homes quota for quicker delivery

An East of England planning authority is watering down its affordable housing requirements in exchange for a rapid start on site at a major urban fringe expansion area.

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